AREA ROUNDUPS

RICHMOND — The Richmond High School girls basketball team jumped out to a big early lead and coasted to a 50-19 victory over Machias on Wednesday.

The Bobcats, who host Old Orchard Beach on Friday at 5:30 p.m., improved to 12-2. Machias fell to 7-6.

Sydney Tilton led Richmond with 10 points and nine rebounds. Ashley and Mackenzie Abbott split 14 points down the middle, with Mackenzie Abbott adding five rebounds, four steals and three assists. Kelsea Anair chipped in six points and five boards.

Kate Dolley and Ashley Norman had six points each for Machias.

HYDE 32
OOB 73

Brianna Plante scored 10 first-quarter points as Old Orchard Beach rolled to a Class C South win over Hyde.

Plante finished with 13 points for the 7-8 Seagulls, while Peyton Feitz led all scorers with 18 points in the win.

Hyde, 5-10 and slated to host Kents Hill on Friday (4 p.m.) and visit Pine Tree Academy on Saturday (5 p.m.), trailed 23-7, 41-20 and 61-22 at the quarter breaks.

Emma Levensohn led the Phoenix with 16 points.

Boys

RICHMOND — Visiting Machias jumped out to a 21-4 first-quarter lead and held off several Richmond comebacks en route to a 60-50 victory.

The visitors led 30-16 at the half and 45-31 after three quarters.

Machias (11-2) placed four players in double figures, led by Jacob Godfrey with 18. Jordan Grant picked up 15, Mark Anthony 13 and James Mersereau 11.

Matt Holt paced Richmond (9-4) with 19 points, followed by Zach Small with 18 and Cody Tribbet with 10.

At the free-throw line, the Bobcats finished 8-of-13, while Machias made 7- of-16.

Richmond returns to action on Friday at home against Old Orchard Beach. Tip-off is slated for 7 p.m.

Girls hockey

WINSLOW — Jenna Brooks had four goals and an assist as Brunswick rolled to a 6-2 win in its regular-season finale over Winslow/Erskine Academy at Sukee Arena.

The Dragons are 8-9-1 and will finish as either the No. 5 or 6 seed in the North. If Brunswick secures the fifthseed, the Dragons are likely to face No. 4 Edward Little/Leavitt/Poland in the quarterfinals. If the Dragons are sixth, a matchup with No. 3 Lewiston/Monmouth/ Oak Hill awaits.

Victoria Stevens picked up a goal, while Beth Labbe chipped in a goal and two helpers.

In goal, Jordan Van Savage picked up the win with 13 saves. Nadia Leiner played the third period and stopped three shots in relief.

CLIPPERS 4
BLUE DEVILS 2

Yarmouth/ Freeport/ Gray- New Gloucester earned a big late-season win over Lewiston/Monmouth/Oak Hill at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee in Lewiston.

Trailing 2-1 after two periods, the Clippers erupted for three third-period goals to improve to 7-10 and strength their hold on a playoff spot in the North. The Clippers are currently sixth, one point behind Brunswick. Yarmouth/ Freeport/ Gray- New Gloucester hosts Winslow/Erskine Academy on Saturday at 3:20 p.m. at Travis Roy Arena in Yarmouth.

Katie Clemmer tied the game, and 36 seconds later Colleen Sullivan gave the Clippers a 3-2 lead. Jenny Holmquist scored into an empty net to complete the scoring. Kelsey Meyer also had a goal in the win.

Bree Bergeron and Chloe Martin picked up a goal each for the Blue Devils (10-6-1).

Boys hockey

ROCHESTER, N.H. — Cam Gilles, Aidan Schifano and Caleb Rowland had one goal apiece to lift South Portland/Freeport/Waynflete to a big 3-2 win over Marshwood/Traip Academy/ Sanford.

Scoreless after a period, Gilles and Schifano scored 2:26 apart for a 2-0 lead for the Red Riots (4-8-1). Rowland’s goal in the third period gave the visitors a 3- 1 lead.

Jarid Tomblin and Henry Honkonen scored for the Hawks (2-9-2).

South Portland/Freeport/Waynflete hosts Mt. Ararat/Lisbon/Morse on Feb. 4 at 6 p.m.